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Blender poster, a colorful update

Suzanne in late summer look with glasses is introducing 2.9, with a colorful poster update.

Non manifold extrude is probably the most intriguing modeling update in Blender 2.9. I was waiting it for a long time, since I tried Google SketchUp, and I think it could be the default extruding option. Now it’s included as a tip into the infographic.

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#Istayathome edition

New update for Blender Poster, 24/03/2020 release. Covid-19 quarantine is really having strong (good) consequences in learning Blender. Quarantine is having the counterstrike in giving us so much time learning and experimenting with Blender. I hope it will be the right time for everyone to rise up the learning curve; it’s indeed much better than the sad stats of sicks and deaths from newsreports.

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Monkey fist, sails and all the knots on a single rope

The monkey fist has always been my favorite knot. One of the most difficult to achieve: I spent a whole summer in the 90’s to accomplish a sufficient one. With a ball of paper in the center, or better, a lead ball.

Because the monkey fist, a perfect sphere made of tighten rope necks, resembling strong thin fingers, was a useful knot: used as a throwing weight, on the docks for mooring lines.

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